Dr Caroline   Compton
Visiting Fellow

Dr Caroline Compton

Law & Justice
Law School Manager

Caroline is a Research Associate on the  'Data Science in Humanitarianism: Confronting Novel Law and Policy Challenges': see here for details. Caroline studies the operation of legal and normative systems at multiple registers, employing an interdisciplinary approach and ethnographic methods. 

She completed a PhD from the ANU College of Law, examining property law, development and disaster with an interest in understanding the interlegalities of disaster recovery. She received an Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship to undertake doctoral fieldwork in the Philippines. She has been a Visiting Research Associate at the Institute of Philippine Culture at Ateneo de Manila University, a Visiting Researcher at the University of Coimbra, and spent the 2017-8 US academic year at Yale University as a Fox Fellow.

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2019
    Dr Caroline Compton
    Fitzpatrick D; Compton C, 2019, 'Disaster risk reduction and the state: The failure of no-build zones after Typhoon Haiyan', in The Cambridge Handbook of Disaster Risk Reduction and International Law, pp. 295 - 312
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Dr Caroline Compton
    Fitzpatrick D; Compton C, 2019, 'DRR and the State: The failure of ‘no-build zones’ after Typhoon Haiyan', in Samuel K; Aronsson-Storrier M; Nakjavani Bookmiller K (ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Disaster Risk Reduction and International Law, Cambridge University Press
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Dr Caroline Compton
    Compton C; Fitzpatrick D, 2017, 'Land tenure systems as a challenge for disaster recovery: adapting to extreme weather events after Typhoon Haiyan', in Eisma-Osorio L; Kellman I; Kibugi R; Koh KL (ed.), Adaptation to climate change: ASEAN and comparative experiences, World Scientific, Singapore
  • Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Caroline Compton
    Johns F; Compton C, 2020, 'Data Jurisdictions and Rival Regimes of Algorithmic Regulation', Regulation and Governance, pp. 1 - 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/rego.12296
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Caroline Compton
    Compton C, 2020, 'The Temporality of Disaster: Data, the Emergency, and Climate Change', Anthropocenes – Human, Inhuman, Posthuman, vol. 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.16997/ahip.24
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Caroline Compton
    Compton C, 2019, 'Just Adaptation and Relocation: New Challenges for the Anthropocene', King's Law Journal, vol. 30, pp. 176 - 184, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09615768.2019.1645421
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Caroline Compton
    Fitzpatrick D; Compton C; Foukona J, 2019, 'Property and the State or ‘The Folly of Torrens’ : A Comparative Perspective', University of New South Wales Law Journal, vol. 42, pp. 953 - 980, http://www.unswlawjournal.unsw.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Issue-423-Fitzpatrick-Compton-and-Foukona-9.pdf
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Caroline Compton
    Compton C, 2018, 'The unheeded present and the impossible future: temporalities of relocation after Typhoon Haiyan', Critical Asian Studies, vol. 50, pp. 136 - 154, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14672715.2017.1407662
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Caroline Compton
    Compton C; Fitzpatrick D, 2018, 'Seeing like a State: Land Law and Human Mobility after Natural Disasters', New York University Journal of International Law and Politics, vol. 50, pp. 719 - 787, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3039824
  • Reports | 2019
    Dr Caroline Compton
    Johns F; Compton C; Zalnieriute M; Bennett Moses L; McAdam J; Goodwin-Gill G, 2019, Submission to the UNHCR’s Global Virtual Summit on Digital Identity for Refugees ‘Envisioning a digital identity ecosystem in support of the Global Compact on Refugees’, https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3380116
  • Other | 2019
    Dr Caroline Compton
    Johns F; Compton C, 2019, Submission for the Thematic Report to the UN General Assembly on Digital Technology, Social Protection and Human Rights, https://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Issues/Poverty/DigitalTechnology/UNSW_Law.pdf
    Other | 2014
    Dr Caroline Compton
    Compton C; Fitzpatrick D, 2014, Policy Brief on Land Governance after Typhoon Haiyan, Oxfam International, Manila, https://www.oxfam.org/en/research/beyond-safe-land

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